Lucille Burnette Moore Dixon Burgess
Lucille Burnette Moore Dixon Burgess
  • April 25, 1947 - November 12, 2014
  • North Carolina

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Ms. Lucille Burnette Moore Dixon Burgess, age 67, of Morganton, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, November 15, 2014, in the Kirksey Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor John Smiley officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm prior to the service at Kirksey Funeral Home in Morganton. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Park in Lenoir. Serving as pallbearers will be Larry Burgess, Anthony Burgess, James Burgess, Brandon Watson, Shaquan Fogle and David Burgess.
Born on April 25, 1947 in Caldwell County, Lucille was a daughter of the late Russell Dixon and Lucille Gilmer Dixon. She had worked many years in the furniture industry. She loved singing and had a love for gospel music. Lucille was a Pastor and participated in numerous missionary and community service projects. Some of those include helping school kids with their backpacks and helping to feed the homeless. She enjoyed witnessing to others and loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Edward Burgess, Sr. of Morganton; a son, Charles Edward Burgess, Jr. (wife Spring) of Sevierville, TN; four daughters, Faith Twitty (husband James) of Morganton, Rochelle Dula (husband Larry) of Lenoir, Andrea Davidson (husband David) of Morganton, and Felicia Lilly( husband Johnny) of Morganton; niece Denise Gilmore Washington: a special friend, Reverend William Perkins; she is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 22 Great Grandchildren and numerous other relatives.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Lisa Burgess; a grandson, Kenneth Burgess; and a sister, Shirley Lambert.
Donations may be made in Lucille's name to the Lighthouse Ministries as P.O. Box 8281, Morganton, NC 28680.
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Services are entrusted to Kirksey Funeral Home.